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Christian IX of Denmark

1818 - 1906

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Christian IX (8 April 1818 – 29 January 1906) was King of Denmark from 15 November 1863 until his death in 1906. From 1863 to 1864, he was concurrently Duke of Schleswig, Holstein and Lauenburg. A younger son of Frederick William, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Christian grew up in the Duchy of Schleswig as a prince of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, a junior branch of the House of Oldenburg which had ruled Denmark since 1448. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian IX of Denmark has received more than 3,550,912 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Christian IX of Denmark is the 602nd most popular politician (down from 601st in 2019), the 163rd most popular biography from Germany (up from 173rd in 2019) and the 44th most popular German Politician.

Christian IX of Denmark is most famous for being the King of Denmark from 1863-1906. He was a member of the House of Glücksburg, the Danish Royal Family.

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Among politicians, Christian IX of Denmark ranks 602 out of 15,577Before him are Ivan III of Russia, Ptolemy XIV of Egypt, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor, Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, and Philip the Good. After him are Yongzheng Emperor, Frederick IX of Denmark, Gorm the Old, Taejo of Goryeo, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, and Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1818, Christian IX of Denmark ranks 7Before him are Karl Marx, James Prescott Joule, Alexander II of Russia, Emily Brontë, Ignaz Semmelweis, and Ivan Turgenev. After him are Charles Gounod, Jacob Burckhardt, Lewis H. Morgan, Marius Petipa, Rudolf von Jhering, and Ernest II, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. Among people deceased in 1906, Christian IX of Denmark ranks 5Before him are Paul Cézanne, Pierre Curie, Henrik Ibsen, and Ludwig Boltzmann. After him are Élie Ducommun, Archduke Otto of Austria, Alexander Stepanovich Popov, Susan B. Anthony, Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, Georgy Gapon, and Anton Arensky.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Christian IX of Denmark ranks 163 out of 6,142Before him are Max Müller (1823), Frederick William IV of Prussia (1795), Friedrich Wöhler (1800), Hans Frank (1900), Friedrich Hölderlin (1770), and Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (973). After him are Gottlob Frege (1848), Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (1882), Erich Raeder (1876), Karl Ferdinand Braun (1850), Hermann von Helmholtz (1821), and Otto Hahn (1879).

Among POLITICIANS In Germany

Among politicians born in Germany, Christian IX of Denmark ranks 44Before him are Franz von Papen (1879), Frederick William III of Prussia (1770), Friedrich Ebert (1871), Frederick William IV of Prussia (1795), Hans Frank (1900), and Henry II, Holy Roman Emperor (973). After him are Wilhelm, German Crown Prince (1882), Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (1926), Olaf Scholz (1958), Arnulf of Carinthia (850), Augustus III of Poland (1696), and Ilse Koch (1906).